HSBC has recently launched a new Visa Platinum and Signature credit card in association with Makemytrip.com travel portal. There are several promo going on for this product in print media. It has been claimed that this product will offer many new features which will enable customers to Shop More and Holiday More with the HSBC MakeMyTrip Platinum Credit Card.
Let us examine some Exclusive Benefits of this card:
HSBC MakeMyTrip Visa Credit Card
- Accelerated Rewards Program
- Welcome Gifts
- Exciting Redemption Options
- Accelerated Rewards Programme
HSBC MakeMyTrip Platinum Credit Cardholders will earn Reward points as follows -
5 points per INR 100 spent at MakeMyTrip
1.5 points per INR 100 spent at other merchants
The Reward points earned can be redeemed for MakeMyTrip cash vouchers, travel accessories and much more.
Here are some Exclusive Features & Benefits of this card:
- Get Welcome Gifts
- Upon payment of the Annual Fee for the 1st year of membership, HSBC MakeMyTrip Platinum Cardholders will be eligible for -
MakeMyTrip discount vouchers worth INR 5500 including :
a. INR 750 voucher valid on International Return Flights
b. INR 750 voucher valid on 4 Star Plus Properties
c. INR 1500 voucher valid on Domestic Holidays
d. INR 2500 voucher valid on International Holidays
e. Two Domestic Flight Ticket Vouchers (base fare waiver)
There is another attraction in the form of Membership Anniversary Gift:
- On first year spends exceeding INR 100,000
- One additional Domestic Flight Ticket Voucher
And customer can get Other credit card benefits like:
- Lower interest payments
- Reduced interest payments with our lower interest options:
- Balance Transfer
- Conversion of purchases into EMIs with Loan on Phone
Customer can also get Online Access to credit card account through HSBC Internet Banking. Un-billed transactions, previous statements can be viewed online.
Customer can also avail additional credit cards to gift their loved ones (spouse, parents, brothers/ sisters, children) the freedom of spending by availing of upto 2 additional cards.
Zero Lost Credit Card Liability Benefit
Credit cardholders have zero lost-credit card liability after the loss of the credit card has been reported to the Bank in writing or to the VISA Global Emergency Assistance Helplines. However, customer is liable for all charges incurred on the credit card before the loss is reported to the bank.
Cash advance facility can be availed round the clock from about 1 million ATMs worldwide. Also, customer can enquire about card balance, transfer funds from any HSBC ATM in India or overseas locations. The HSBC MakeMyTrip Platinum credit card is accepted at over 18 million establishments worldwide and over 100,000 establishments in India.
The card is having all the major features which can make this a good product, however we await response from customer in terms of membership and usage on the site.